18 Easy Spring Outfit Ideas That Fashion Girls Always Come Back To

Hannah Almassi
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What is it about easy outfit ideas that are just so hard to come by? Perhaps it's when we get swayed by trends or simply have too many options in a bursting wardrobe to think clearly (see our ways to clear out a wardrobe if you're really struggling on this point). Either way, we all have those days where getting dressed is a chore. So rather than get in a tizzy, our team has decided to compile a list of easy outfit ideas for us to all reference in the future—and we'd very much like to share them with you. They are the foolproof looks that work without being too much of a challenge or causing morning hysteria.

So the next time you're entirely bored of your closet, just revisit the looks below and see what you've got to play with. Should your rails be lacking in a particular area and you'd like to remedy it, we've also found the perfect shopping options to re-create these influencer-approved outfits.

1. CUTE BLOUSE + JEANS + HEELS

Style Notes: Sometimes, there's nought better than a pretty top worn with plain jeans and a trusty pair of heels. Works for day or night.

Key Buy:

Ganni Ruffle-Collar Checked Blouse (£155)

2. SLIP DRESS + SLIDES

tyle Notes: It's the ultimate in "looking sophisticated but feeling entirely comfortable": a slinky silk slip dress and easy-to-slide into mules.

Key Buy:

Bec & Bridge Satin Midi Dress (£239)

3. MIDI SKIRT + TANK TOP + SANDALS

Style Notes: This is the kind of trusty look you can pull out on a summer's day during any given year and feel timeless in.

Key Buy:

COS Asymmetic A-Line Skirt (£69)

4. PUFF-SLEEVE DRESS + MULES

Style Notes: Puff sleeves are one of this season's hottest dress details. Wear yours with low heels to balance out the glamour.

Key Buy:

& Other Stories Puff Sleeve Double Layer Midi Dress (£95)

5. SIMPLE CO-ORDS

Style Notes: Co-ords, the instant outfit you should never be without. In the winter, they're great in knitted fabrics, but in the spring, it's fun to play with pastel shades and lighter fabrics. Retro accessories optional, but desirable.

Key Buy:

Sablyn Reign Ribbed Cashmere Cardigan (£505)

Sablyn Jordan Knitted Cashmere Trousers (£540)

6. STRAW HAT + VINTAGE SUNDRESS

Style Notes: Love dressing to a theme? Then start planning that trip to the beach and take your cue from Paula in this adorable springtime look.

Key Buy:

Brunna.Co Riri Jute Sun Hat (£95)

7. JEANS + TEE + BASKET BAG

tyle Notes: I know it's obvious, but sometimes the plainest and most understated outfits really are the best. Look for the perfect fit in your jeans and tee, then you can accessorise however you want.

Key Buy:

& Other Stories Keeper Cut Cropped Jeans (£65)

8. UTILITY JUMPSUIT + FLAT SANDALS + BASKET BAG

tyle Notes: Especially effective when you need to get ready in a hurry, all Monikh's jumpsuit needs to look cool is a pair of black leather sandals and a basket bag.

Key Buy:

Anna Quan Coda Belted Woven Jumpsuit (£630)

9. JAZZY TOP + ARTY EARRINGS

Style Notes: Look like you've put all the effort into styling your outfit by wearing a pair of bold earrings with your most directional top, just like Elif.

Key Buy:

Anthropologie Sunshine Tienda Acrylic Drop Earrings (£58)

10. SHIRT DRESS + TRAINERS

Style Notes: It's the kind of simple combination you could easily overlook, but you'll never be let down by a smart shirt dress and city-ready sneaks.

Key Buy:

Veja Venturi Trainers (£130)

11. FULL SKIRT + SIMPLE EXTRAS

Style Notes: This skirt shape is always fun to wear but does veer into '50s dress-up territory, so fashion girls tend to steer away from anything to retro to wear it with.

Key Buy:

Brock Collection Striped Full Skirt (£974)

12. LADYLIKE DRESS + COWBOY BOOTS

Style Notes: If dresses make up the majority of your wardrobe, make them feel all the more laid-back by simply adding a pair of cowboy boots.

Key Buy:

Isabel Marant Duoni Suede Cowboy Boots (£680)

13. MINIDRESS + LONG-LINE BLAZER

Style Notes: Want to wear that short hemline but don't want to feel OTT for spring? Add a longer-line blazer in and you'll feel instantly more demure.

Key Buy:

Iris & Ink Eleanor Double-Breasted Blazer (£165)

14. WHITE JEANS + GRAPHIC TEE

Style Notes: Again, if you find yourself wearing the same pair of jeans on rotation, mix things up with some white denim, much like Karina has done.

Key Buy:

Monki Twisted Seam Jeans (£40)

15. ALL THE BEIGE TONES + PEARL JEWELLERY

tyle Notes: Last year was dominated by beige, and it looks like this season will be no different. Seek out every possible shade you can, wear them together and add a smattering of gold and pearl jewellery. Done.

Key Buy:

Ettika Pearl Pendant Necklace (£40)

16. OVERSIZE DENIM JACKET + LEOPARD PRINT

Style Notes: Marissa knows that a surefire way to give every outfit a cool edge is by layering an oversize denim jacket over the top. Particularly when you're layering it over leopard print.

Key Buy:

H&M Denim Jacket (£35)

17. SHORT SUIT + MID HEELS

Style Notes: We predict the tailored short suit is going to be high up on the shopping list for many girls this season. Just add strappy sandals.

Key Buy:

Monki Dark Brown Tailored Shorts (£25)

18. SECOND-SKIN TOP + JOGGERS

Style Notes: One of the quickest ways to update your look is with a fun printed top, which will pup up everything from joggers to jeans.

Key Buy:

Proenza Schouler Light Blue Tie-Dye Top (£300)

This piece was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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